Pinellas deputy catches gator found outside area bank

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Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:18 pm | Updated: 5:58 pm, Wed Aug 21, 2013.

PALM HARBOR, FL. - A Pinellas County deputy wrangled a 10-foot alligator after it was found outside of an area bank.

Deputy Jeff Crandall arrived on scene to find the gator in the area of Woodlands Parkway in Palm Harbor, outside of an Achieva Bank.

The deputy says the gator was wandering into the road, so he grabbed a rope and tied him up.

Florida Fish and Wildlife was called in to pick up the gator.

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